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PBS
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
- prize-winning humorist dave barry about miami, the "insane city" that's the focus of his new novel. >> the people come from everywhere, people just weird people are attracted to miami. the wildlife is weird, the weather is weird, it's a festering stew of weirdness. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: millions of people in the northeast and new england battened down for a weekend blizzard today. forecasters warned it could be one for the record books. by this afternoon, the gathering storm was beginning to whiten the landscape for hun
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
, and schools closed in a number of cities. forecasters predicted new england would get the worst of it with up to three feet of snow likely in boston. mayor thomas menino. >> this is a storm of major proportions. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their job. >> brown: the region also braced for winds reaching 75 miles an hour that will pile up drifts and almost guarantee widespread power outages. as ever, the threat prompted shoppers to pack stores, stocking up on supplies. >> this is panic shopping, so bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> you've got to plan ahead. a couple feet of snow would shut everything down and, who knows, it could be a couple of days, right? >> brown: in new york city, predictions called for as much as a foot of snow, and mayor michael bloomberg said the city had marshaled an army of plows and salt trucks. >> the sanitation department will deploy something like 1,700 snowplows and 65 front-end loaders. it also has 450 salt-spreaders already deployed. >> brown: the storm also focused new concern on the new york and new j
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
's very unusual to see a forecast like this. >> new york city going to see 12 to 18 inches. more like a foot of snowfall expected for new york city. with places like new york, you're under blizzard warnings out towards long island and northward. we will see, we think, blizzard conditions as those winds really begin to kick up. especially tonight. maybe 40, 50 miles per hour to blow that snow around and limit your visibility down below a quarter of a mile for a long period of time. you're in the rain right now. mixed with sleet. it is snow toward the north and cooler air settling in, it is all going to turn to snowfall. we've given this a nine out of ten. that means we're going to find very widespread impacts here to the city. a mixture of snow and rain here today. probably those winds up to around 20 to 30 miles per hour. then tonight it really gets going. the snow will be on the increase with eight to 12 inches falling. blizzard conditions will prevail as those winds kick up, and those blizzard conditions lasting even into tomorrow as the snow tapers off will still see the wind blowi
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. breaking news. snow falling in new york city this morning as what's expected to be an historic blizzard just starts to bear down on the northeast. the entire region at a standstill. al is tracking it all from the city that could be hardest hit, boston. >>> a killer still on the loose in california this morning, police going door to door overnight, searching for a fo formfor former l.a. police officer. >>> and hacked. word this morning that someone managed to break into the personal e-mail accounts of members of the bush family, revealing private messages involving both former presidents. and a criminal investigation is under way "today," friday, february 8th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guttihrie. people around here are bracing themselves, snow already starting to fall in new york city. we're seeing a little bit of it in the we
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
already. we're seeing a wintry mix here in new york city as we take a live look at our plaza. in a few hours, it's going to turn to all snow. the winds will be howling, travel nearly impossible. we're covering the storm from all angles this morning. let's start with al roker, he is in boston. that is the city, boston, expecting to get slammed, al? >> absolutely, matt. they've closed the schools today. amtrak canceling trains after the 1:00 train between new york and boston. the airports as we said closed. not closed but no flights. flights have been canceled. this is going to be the case up and down the northeast coast. here's what we've got. we've got two systems, a clipper coming across the great lakes, low pressure making its way up the east coast. and you can see the moisture from that system along the coast, the cold air being dragged in from the clipper. they will combine eventually later this morning into this afternoon. as we see the clipper transfer its energy over to the east coast system, that will draw in the cold air behind it, bringing up the moisture from the atlantic an
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am PST
waves and gusts expected up to 60 miles an hour. in new york city, the metropolitan transportation authority is preparing to use super powered snow blowers and de-icing cars in an effort to keep the trains running smoothsly. this is the first blizzard to hit this area since 2010. it has a lot of folks thinking back to 1978 when that terrible snowstorm dumped more than two feet of snow on boston. >>steve: that was substantial. janice dean is going to have our weather forecast so you can prepare for the day and the weekend. she'll be with us in about 15 minutes. >>gretchen: to the other headlines, a report on our national cemeteries reveals veterans buried in the wrong grave. the review also found 800 other issues, most of them unmarked or mismarked graves. the problems are mostly caused by sloppy work during renovations. some were temporarily removed from the ground and cleaned while sod was repaired. >>> the president of iran dodging a second attack in cairo. mahmoud ahmadinejad was visiting a house of an official when a man lunged toward him. meanwhile ahmadinejad proudly unveiled
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
diagonalling them. we had a prayer vigil at city hall in public. there was no incidents, there was a great turnout. people showed that, coming down and you know, voting with their feet, so to speak and letting us know that they feel safe and they wanted to show support for the officers that have been involved in this and their families and to lift up prayers on their behalf. >> chief, i just heard the mayor say that riverside is safe and secure. i am sure that -- i hope the people feel that way and indeed, i hope they are. but you had two armed police officers on a routine duty who are not safe and secure. and they are armed. so this is a very dangerous situation. we have a rogue cop threatening to kill more fri. riverside, this was a random act of violence that came into our city. and so we responded appropriately and the police chief has led by example and is taking care of has troops, as well as our city. >> well, i wish all of you -- >> greta -- >> go ahead, chief. >> i wanted to add that we do believe that there was no specific target in riverside. i believe that these two officers un
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am PST
-modern civil lib snerts it's friday, february 8, and this is "now." >>> joining us today new york city deputy mayor howard wolfson, editor of "the new republic" frankly for, politico white house reporter carrie rudolph brown making her debut, and our old hand bloomberg white house correspondent hans nichol. there isn't much overlap between critics of george w. bush and barack obama unless you are talking counterterrorism. members of code pink, a group founded during the bush administration to protest the policies of waterboard and detention made their voices heard at yesterday's confirmation hearing for john brennan as cia director. >> they won't even tell congress what country we are killing children in. >> please -- >> senator feinstein. >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> more important than the children of pakistan and yemen? are they more important? do your job! >> the hearing serve as a public discussion of the most controversial counterterrorism policies that began under president george w. bush and, in part, have continued and expanded under president obama. brennan's defe
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
loaded into trucks in cities across the northeast. >>> we have a 34,000 tons of salt, over 600 pieces of equipment ready to be deployed throughout the storm. >> still, in boston and other areas where the snow is moving in, it may not be enough. in connecticut, 19 cars were partd of a pileup that started when a driver lost control on the ice and as conditions get worse, the governor of massachusetts is now closing roads across the entire state. >> i have now signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic effective at 4:00 today. >> air travel is also out. more than 3,000 flights have already been canceled and that number is expected to go along with accumulations of snow across the region. snowplows, blowers and shovels are working overtime right now but can't keep the pace. adding to the wintry mess, hurricane-force winds that could threaten power lines across the air kra. >> that's our biggest concern. this storm presents variables that could produce some pretty extraordinary winds. >> with the potential of being holed up inside for several days, families are making a last minute
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 1:40am PST
in a century. the warnings could not be clearer. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: a snowstorm that hit the great lakes with snow and ice is joining another storm in the south to form a monster nor'easter. as many as 23 million people are in the path. some coastal areas hit by hurricane sandy are in the bull's-eye of a prolonged storm. some of sandy's survivors still living in tents on new york's staten island will have to move. floods threaten the northeast shoreline for thousands of miles. it's a dreaded sense of deja vu. along the new jersey shore. >> i think i'm going to have to move my things upstairs and see what happens. >> in case it floods? yeah. >> reporter: salt truck and plow operators from pennsylvania to maine are ready for a long haul. >> it will probably be a long four days. you know? which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: fears of power outages sent people to the supermarkets to stock up. sales of generators are brisk, and travelers have been changing plans, rebooking flights to avoid agonizing airline delays. >> they relaxed their po
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
have grown up in the city's roughest neighborhoods where they have already developed an inner strength remarkable for their age. >>ften times those skill sets are not point pointed as assets. often times kids think that they walk into this environment with liabilities. we think it's completely opposite. >> reporter: once the students move on to college they stay in regular contact with their one goal teacher through their first year. the aim is not just to get kids into college but to equip them with the support system they need to finish. >> we've seen 20, 25 years of education reform in the united states. almost all of it has been directed in prek through 12 which has -- so we see that proliferation of charter schools we've seen early childhood interventions work, we've seen human capital providers, we've seen big city mayors like rahm emanuel take over education yet almost none of it has spread to higher education. so our country has begun to get college access right but we see huge dropout rates in college. >> reporter: cynthia barren is a coach with the university of illinois at c
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
, even new york city now with blizzard warnings, expecting 12 to 18 inches there. this is going to be a blockbuster storm. the big question is can we get everybody off the roads in time? that's what the desire is hout . the government says, look, i want all unnecessary vehicles off the road by noon tomorrow. so if we have a scene like you see behind me here, larry, where i-93 is backlogged at this time tomorrow night, we're going to have a disaster on our hands. that means some of these people are going to be spend being the night in their cars riding out the storm. 35 years ago the famous blizzard of '78 it was rush hour and people got trapped in their cars. if they are in their cars this time, the same thing will happen. history will repeat itself. we will also have hurricane force gusts along the coastline. some of these areas that were weakened by sandy will be very, very vulnerable certainly to the storm surge and the wave action that will happen with this huge nor'easter. we expect to measure this one with a yard stick, larry, two to three feet expected here in boston. >>
KCSMMHZ
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
in and around the boston area. that will be absolutely crippling. actually, into new york city, the mayor has asked people to stay indoors. just call in if you plan on having to go out here to work. all the schools have been closed in and across this area. if you have any flights in and out of the northeast, really, you're going to have to wait on it until at least sunday by the time the conditions start clearing up here. that's the good news. the storm system is rapidly going to move off here into saturday evening. friday into saturday in boston, you're still going to see the blizzard conditions. it is by the evening hours. then it really will start to affect the canadian maritime with the hurricane-force winds which could even bring storm surge off to that area and accompanied by what these high winds and heavy snowfall. let's take a look at japan here. we have a storm system here as well which is continuing to spin across hokkaido bringing blizzard conditions. we're talking about the high winds in the united states. we're seeing it here as well. winds already reported up to 108 kilometers
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
of defense when you look and say in a benghazi or, you know, i don't want to go city by city for obvious security reasons. when you look at them, how often do you determine we'll take a look this week and see where with e are security wise. i know, state is a big part. >> the best thing we did is state asked us to join a team that would look at security at 19 embassies and determine what was needed there in order to better secure those facilities. and i think based on that, it gives us the opportunity to then demy additional -- additional marine if we have to take additional steps to make sure that those embassies are not vulnerable. so we do work with the state department when asked to try to help provide some guidance with regards to security. >> how often is a review done in some of these places, for instance, a benghazi. do they -- is it on a -- when the ambassador says, things are getting tougher, or every couple of weeks is it looked as it is deor ituated or gotten better. what kind of matrix is used? >> well, you know, look. the primary -- the primary matrix for that has to rest w
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
. our next caller from jersey city, new jersey. caller: good evening. i just wanted to make a comment. i do think that this whole issue is very much an interesting issue. i do think it is a bit exaggerated. the thing is, things do happen. the whole talk about america's life expectancy may be lower than the other developed countries -- but i think unless we come up with innovative ways to bring it better met, alleviation for the health crisis, only thereafter we can really think about all of the solutions. i guess we are just beating around the bush, as they say. host: avoiding what, exactly? caller: talking about the -- not really the solutions. what to do exactly. host: you would like to hear more recommendations? caller: absolutely. guest: the caller makes a good point. the third part of our report is all about recommendations. we feel that because of the gravity of our findings, our society, our country, our state and local communities really need to do something about this. we get into some detail about what we need to do. it is a call for action. host: tell us about the amount of mo
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
. that's going to take away from some of their total, but still you could literally go from new york city where they may get 6 to 10 inches to westchester county where it could be as much as 24 inches. all of connecticut is expecting over a foot of snow easy and it will be blowing around and once again, the state of connecticut is facing power outages with a storm of this magnitude. just hard to believe, but this poor state has just been hit so hard. and the problem, craig, is, okay, we see the power outages, the poles are down, tree limbs are down. how do you get the power back on? how do you get to the poles where there's two, three feet of snow on the ground in some of these areas? that has to be removed first before you can get in and restore power. that's why they're telling everybody, plan on extensive power outages with a storm of this magnitude and, unfortunately, everything we see meteorologically is coming together right now off the east coast of new jersey. >> jim cantore with the very latest for us from boston. thanks to you, sir. appreciate that. much more ahead with martin b
Current
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
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CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
to september 11th there were no fewer than four significant attacks against the western interests in the city. i'd like to have you put the chart up there, and leave it up during the course of this hearing, because each member of here has a copy of this, and there's certain things that happened we all know. we know that on may 22nd the red cross was hit with an rpg. they left town. we know that on june 11th, the british ambassador's motorcade was attacked by an rpg. they left town. we know on april 10th, the united nations convoy was hit by an ied, and on june 6th the u.s. consulate was attacked with a bomb. and many, many other things and we didn't leave. while i understand the state department has primary responsibility for the protection of american diplomats rolled the world, also understand that the defense department plays an important supporting role to this effect. i suspect or witnesses to explain today why, given the clear indicators and warnings, thats to the united states interests in ben georgia si, and throughout the north africa, were growing, was the defense department not pla
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the largest cities and in some smaller independent operators in smaller cities. a good part of the traffic has been people who stream it online, and that is a pretty dedicated following. in fact, with the very large online content, a good percentage of that comes from the united states. there is an appetite, clearly. how much of that will translate to a cable channel again where some of these folks are dedicated online streamers' is a challenge, but we hope we can provide interesting and freshen up content and have some people cross over. host: how will the recent purchase expand the american audience? who will you be able to reach now? >> -- guest: it is an estimated 50 million viewers. obviously it is a great leap forward and a great deal. one of the things we fought for years was distribution in the americas. this just opens some eyeballs to us, and we hope it will give people a chance to see our coverage, to sample it for those who have not seen it, and again, provide a platform for the core audience we already have. host: it is a 24-hour global news network carried in places like new york
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
america to the vast expanses of asia and the great cities of europe and all countries in between, cia officers were there, sometimes in force and sometimes virtually standing alone. and for those 25 years, it was a great honor for me to be a cia officer, as i knew that this country's contributions to security rise in valuable as they were innumerable. following my retirement from the cia in 2005, i had the good fortune to experience other opportunities. for three years, i served as ceo of a private-sector company, where i learned firsthand about fiduciary responsibilities and sound business practices. and for the past four years and i have had the privilege to serve as the president's principal policy advisor on homeland security and counterterrorism. i have had the opportunity to work with some of the finest americans i have ever met. in the intelligence, military, law enforcement, and diplomatic communities, who have dedicated their lives to the safety and security of fellow americans. it is because of the work of those americans serving domestically, and especially those serving in
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
. >> steve. i worked in the news business and study here in the city. thank you, senator. do john mccain and barack obama finally see eye to eye on a piece of legislation? second question -- >> can i answer the first one? >> you and the president finally see eye to eye? >> we see the goal, but we have not seen the specifics of the president's proposal yet. i think he is holding off until he sees what kind of product to get out of the senate and/or the house. i think we see eye to eye on the goal. i am not sure whether we see eye to eye on some of the particulars. >> you, your father, and your son have served in the military. can you comment on the secretary of defense remarks yesterday about the pay cuts? -- pay cuts for troops, regarding sequestration? >> sablan republicans. i blame democrats for ever coming to such a conclusion. i am a great admirer of secretary panetta. the great national security background. as you may remember, he was chairman of the budget committee in the house. he has a better handle on those issues than any other person. he is beside himself. he says shame on th
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